2020-2021 Special Education Inclusion/Resource Teacher

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IF YOU ARE A CURRENT MISSION CISD EMPLOYEE,
PLEASE SUBMIT A COMPLETE TRANSFER FORM AND RESUME
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2020-2021 VACANCY
Special Education Inclusion / Resource Teacher
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
 

REPORTS TO: Campus Principal & Director for Special Education                 APPLICATION DEADLINE:                      Until Filled
LENGTH OF WORK YEAR:     187 DATE REVISED: 06/16/20
WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt
>SALARY RANGE: $52,470  -  $62,995
Minimum- Maximum
PAY GRADE: Teacher Schedule


PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Provide services which will meet the needs of children assigned to the program.  Develop or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to match student ability levels.  Work in self-contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Certification:
  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher
  2. Valid Texas teacher’s certificate with required Special Education endorsement for assignment
  3. Necessary endorsements
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  1. Knowledge of subject(s) assigned
  2. Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  3. Ability to instruct students using specialized, research-based strategies and manage their behavior
  4. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
 
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Instructional Strategies
  1. Develops and implements lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  2. Presents subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  3. Plans and uses appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  4. Plans and supervises assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
  5. Uses technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
  6. Works cooperatively with general education teachers to modify curricula as needed for students with disabilities according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  7. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  8. Prepares for and conducts ARD committee meetings, and serves as a resource person to students, parents and teachers on the assigned campus.
  9. Ensures implementation of the educational plan (IEP) for each child within assigned caseload.
  10. Structures daily schedule to maximize academic learning time and materials preparation.
  11. Evaluates the educational plan of each student at the end of every six weeks, track and monitor progress, and provide IEP progress reports to parents.
Student Growth and Development
  1. Helps students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
  2. Document student present levels of academic achievement and functional performance and collect data to measure and project academic and behavioral growth.
  3. Assumes responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsors outside activities approved by the campus principal.
  4. Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
  1. Manages student behavior in the classroom and administers discipline according to board polices, administrative regulations, student code of conduct, and IEP.
  2. Works collaboratively with the classroom teacher to create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.  Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  3. Assists in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  4. Maintains required documentation, records and reports, including preparing ARD paperwork and holding the ARD committee meeting within required timelines.
  5. Works collaboratively with the classroom teacher to structure the classroom to assist in behavior control and to create an atmosphere for efficient learning.
  6. Be responsible for assistive technology devices, equipment and supplies.
Communication
  1. Establishes and maintains open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  2. Maintains a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
  3. Uses effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  4. Accepts and fulfills the duties assigned by the building principal and the Director for Special Education.
  5. Works collaboratively with the classroom teacher to suggest specialized instructional strategies to be implemented in the regular classroom.
Professional Growth and Development
  1. Participates in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Keeps informed of and complies with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom Teachers and the special education program.
  3. Compiles, maintains, and files all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  4. Attends and participates in faculty meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  5. Demonstrates interest and initiative in professional improvement.
  6. Demonstrates behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
Other
  1. Performs all duties in a safe manner to avoid injury to oneself and/or others.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise assigned teacher aide(s)

 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED)]
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours
 
FOR INSTRUCTION OUTSIDE A TYPICAL CLASSROOM SETTING (e.g. P.E. Teachers, Fine Arts Instructors, Shop Instructors, etc.) the following physical requirements must be addressed:
  • Constant walking, standing, and movement to ensure safety and well-being of students in large open areas such as playgrounds, gyms, football fields, shop areas, etc.
  • Physical activity, modeling, and directing instruction in front of large group setting of students in order to define/model expected and appropriate behaviors
  • Lifting, carrying, or pulling of instructional equipment such as balls, instruments, cases, tools, etc. which are necessary to the instructional delivery of the lesson
  • Exposure to various climate settings and temperatures relative to classroom instruction within/outside school building/facility
 
 
 
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.  I acknowledge I received a copy of this job description.
 
Employee’s Signature:                                                                     Date                                               
 
Supervisor’s Signature:                                                                   Date                                               

The Mission Consolidated Independent School District does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, military status, or on any other basis prohibited by law.



JD 3.61
>Updated Salary 20-21
 

Posted By

Mission Consolidated Independent School District

1101 North Holland Road, Mission, TX 78572
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,728

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

30%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.37

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

7%

State Average: 9%

FTE

2,272

State Average: 558